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News Kenya Government: 11 Kenyan Christians murdered in Al-Shabaab bus attack: ICC report

Published on: Wednesday 11 December 2019
11 Kenyan Christians murdered in Al-Shabaab bus attack: ICC report
News source: https://www.christianpost.com/news/11-kenyan-christians-murdered-al-shabaab-bus-attack-icc-report.html

Al-Shabaab, a jihadi organization that has fought for years to overthrow the Somali government, claimed responsibility for the attack. The terrorist group has been known to carry out attacks on both ...

News Kenya Government: High milk imports from Uganda trigger alarm in Kenya

Published on: Wednesday 11 December 2019
High milk imports from Uganda trigger alarm in Kenya
News source: https://www.monitor.co.ug/Business/Commodities/High-milk-imports-from-Uganda-trigger-alarm-Kenya/688610-5382954-13futyf/index.html

A Kenyan government delegation is set to visit Uganda next week to determine whether milk imports into Kenya are Ugandan or from third parties. The move follows a surge in volumes of imported milk ...

News Kenya Government: Is Kenya's Government Fighting Corruption or Just Conducting Political Theatrics?

Published on: Wednesday 11 December 2019
Is Kenya's Government Fighting Corruption or Just Conducting Political Theatrics?
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/kenyas-government-fighting-corruption-or-just-conducting-political-theatrics

Last week, the governor of Kenya's capital Nairobi was charged with economic crimes involving millions of dollars.  The arrest appears to be in line with President Uhuru's Kenyatta's pledge to stamp out corruption.  But analysts are skeptical that Mbuvi will be convicted.  The governor of Nairobi County, Gideon Mbuvi, was released on bail Wednesday, five days after he was arrested on corruption charges.  Kenya's public prosecutor said Mbuvi and a group of associates gained $3.5 million dollars through illegal procurement and payment schemes. This is not the first arrest of a high-profile

News Kenya Government: Kenya’s tax on digital trade and services: what’s known and not known

Published on: Saturday 07 December 2019
Kenya’s tax on digital trade and services: what’s known and not known
News source: http://theconversation.com/kenyas-tax-on-digital-trade-and-services-whats-known-and-not-known-127366

If experiences elsewhere are anything to go by, Kenya’s move to tax online commerce could put it on a collision path with Western governments and multinationals. One of the market leaders – Uber – has ...

News Kenya Government: Kenya's blood bank unprepared for PEPFAR cuts, health insiders say

Published on: Thursday 03 October 2019
Kenya's blood bank unprepared for PEPFAR cuts, health insiders say
News source: https://www.devex.com/news/kenya-s-blood-bank-unprepared-for-pepfar-cuts-health-insiders-say-95725

Medics arrange units of blood donated during a campaign in Nairobi, Kenya. Photo by: REUTERS / Thomas Mukoya NAIROBI — This week, the U.S. government severed funds for the Kenya National Blood ...

News Kenya Government: Kenya's geothermal capacity to hit 1,000 MW by end of 2019: official

Published on: Thursday 26 September 2019
Kenya's geothermal capacity to hit 1,000 MW by end of 2019: official
News source: https://www.iol.co.za/business-report/international/kenyas-geothermal-capacity-to-hit-1000-mw-by-end-of-2019-official-33571068

INTERNATIONAL - Kenya's geothermal capacity will hit 1,000 MW by end of 2019, a senior government official said on Wednesday. Charles Keter, cabinet secretary in the Ministry of Energy told ...

News Kenya Government: ‘Prone to hacking’: expert witness in Kenya’s Huduma Namba hearings first round

Published on: Thursday 26 September 2019
‘Prone to hacking’: expert witness in Kenya’s Huduma Namba hearings first round
News source: https://www.biometricupdate.com/201909/prone-to-hacking-expert-witness-in-kenyas-huduma-namba-hearings-first-round

The project has been up and running for several months, with millions of Kenyans having had their biometrics captured to get a unique huduma namba number.

News Kenya Government: Kenya Forest Dwellers Say Government Evictions Leave Several Dead, Injured

Published on: Saturday 21 September 2019
Kenya Forest Dwellers Say Government Evictions Leave Several Dead, Injured
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/kenya-forest-dwellers-say-government-evictions-leave-several-dead-injured

NAIROBI, KENYA - Human Rights Watch says Kenyan security agencies have abused and evicted people in Mau forest in an unlawful manner. The rights group said nine people have died, including two ...

News Kenya Government: Kenya will remain food insecure if we do not embrace irrigation

Published on: Thursday 22 August 2019
Kenya will remain food insecure if we do not embrace irrigation
News source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001339187/kenya-will-remain-food-insecure-if-we-do-not-embrace-irrigation

On the basis of this warning and the ravages of drought, particularly in the arid and semi-arid areas of northern Kenya where livestock and people have succumbed to hunger, better planning by the ...

News Kenya Government: Kenya to venture into China, Britain pyrethrum markets

Published on: Tuesday 20 August 2019
Kenya to venture into China, Britain pyrethrum markets
News source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business/article/2001338817/kenya-to-venture-into-china-britain-pyrethrum-markets

Experts say Kenya has the potential to produce and process 20,000 metric ... more pyrethrum farming Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjiri said the national government will offer grants and ...

News Kenya Government: Kenya’s oil to fetch Sh8b over two years

Published on: Tuesday 20 August 2019
Kenya’s oil to fetch Sh8b over two years
News source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business/article/2001338846/kenya-s-oil-to-fetch-sh8b-over-two-years

[Maarufu Mohamed, Standard] Kenya could earn up to Sh8 billion from oil exports being undertaken on a pilot basis by Tullow Oil, with the first cargo expected to be shipped out next week. The ...

News Kenya Government: Somalia- Jubaland Presidential Elections Pit Kenya, SRSG Swan, JIEBC Against Each Other Ahead of Thursday D-Day

Published on: Tuesday 20 August 2019
Somalia- Jubaland Presidential Elections Pit Kenya, SRSG Swan, JIEBC Against Each Other Ahead of Thursday D-Day
News source: https://menafn.com/1098905667/Somalia-Jubaland-Presidential-Elections-Pit-Kenya-SRSG-Swan-JIEBC-Against-Each-Other-Ahead-of-Thursday-DDay?src=Rss

The Kenyan government, through its foreign ministry, lambasted the content of a letter which the United Nation's envoy to Somalia, James Swan, wrote to the Jubaland Independent Electoral and ...

News Kenya Government: Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda Back to Standard Gauge Rail

Published on: Tuesday 30 July 2019
Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda Back to Standard Gauge Rail
News source: https://allafrica.com/view/group/main/main/id/00069210.html

The Tanzanian government has embarked on revamping the old metre gauge railway network built a century ago, to transport goods to EAC neighbours from Dar es Salaam and Tanga ports. Tanzania's recent move is similar to that of Kenya and Uganda who have announced plans to revamp their old lines, despite uncertainty on the progress of the joint standard gauge railway line on the northern corridor.

News Kenya Government: Uganda: Why Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda Are Falling Back to Old Railway

Published on: Monday 29 July 2019
Uganda: Why Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda Are Falling Back to Old Railway
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201907290751.html

Transport Tanzania's recent move mirrors Kenya's and Uganda's ... It was fully funded by the government at Sh5.7 billion ($2.1 million). Tax stamps: Govt to roll out 2nd phase soon stamps Councils ...

News Kenya Government: Kenya: Reclaimed Riparian Land Remains Idle Across Nairobi a Year After Demolitions

Published on: Thursday 18 July 2019
Kenya: Reclaimed Riparian Land Remains Idle Across Nairobi a Year After Demolitions
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201907190016.html

The Government's move to reclaim public and riparian land late last year was hailed as revolutionary, with the team tasked with the implementation of the drastic initiative making a myriad of promises, in what was meant to change the face of the capital Nairobi.

News Kenya Government: Kenya: Government Failing to Halt Upsurge in Graft, Citizens Say

Published on: Thursday 11 July 2019
Kenya: Government Failing to Halt Upsurge in Graft, Citizens Say
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201907120124.html

Large majorities of Kenyans believe that corruption is worsening and that the government is failing to halt the upsurge, a global graft-fighting organisation reported on Thursday. Two-thirds of ...

News Kenya Government: Kenyan betting firms say payment systems suspended following govt order

Published on: Friday 12 July 2019
Kenyan betting firms say payment systems suspended following govt order
News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/07/12/reuters-america-kenyan-betting-firms-say-payment-systems-suspended-following-govt-order.html

NAIROBI, July 12- Kenyan betting firms SportPesa and Betin Kenya said on Friday their payment systems had been suspended, days after the government ordered telecoms firm Safaricom to stop processing payments for sports betting companies. Online sports betting companies such as SportPesa have grown rapidly in the East African nation in recent years, riding a...

News Kenya Government: Oguda: Battle between Kenyan government and betting firms poses a threat to KPL

Published on: Friday 12 July 2019
Oguda: Battle between Kenyan government and betting firms poses a threat to KPL
News source: https://uk.sports.yahoo.com/news/oguda-battle-between-kenyan-government-075153665.html

The move by the government not to renew licenses for the betting firm has thrown the preparations for the new Kenyan Premier League season into disarray. KPL is bankrolled by betting firm ...